10/30/2017
During a three-year stint as commissioner of New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD),...
10/8/2017
In November 2000, on the day before the Bush-Gore presidential election, Anne Milgram ’96 accepted a job with the Civil...
9/25/2017
When the US Supreme Court convened for business last fall, it was down a justice and had few high-profile cases on its...
9/1/2017
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution placed a camera on Martha’s Vineyard’s South Beach, it was to monitor...
8/28/2017
Summer is a time when many NYU Law professors fan out from Washington Square to engage with the global academic...
5/8/2017
Early one afternoon, William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law Roderick Hills Jr. is walking his Constitutional Law...
4/4/2017
Last spring, Mark Geistfeld sat in a Tesla Model S, his hands hovering inches from the wheel as the car, in self-drive...
3/28/2017
Former president Barack Obama delivered a statement from the Pentagon on December 14, 2015, describing the latest...
3/6/2017
What if questions of policing are not best addressed by policing agencies or the courts, but by the public? In...
2/24/2017
A person living in the US in the past half-century might reasonably believe war can be counterproductive to modern...
2/6/2017
“Assume a can opener” is the punch line of a joke about an economist proposing how to open a can of tuna fish while...
1/31/2017
In January, anticipating a topic that would be top-of-mind for students returning from winter break, several NYU Law...
12/16/2016
Race, religion, nationality, and sexuality—these categories can weigh heavily on experience. But, while they exist and...
12/5/2016
The issue of income inequality was hard to ignore during the US presidential campaign, as a democratic socialist...
11/7/2016
Jason Schultz, professor of clinical law and director of NYU’s Technology Law & Policy Clinic, returned to campus...
10/27/2016
The stripes, chevrons, and color blocks on cheerleader uniforms were up for debate at the Supreme Court when it heard...
10/4/2016
The Clinton-Trump faceoff has drawn unprecedented public attention to electoral politics in the US, but at NYU Law, a...
9/26/2016
Prosecutors targeting corporate wrongdoing these days routinely run afoul of the rule of law. So argues Jennifer Arlen...
8/29/2016
During the 1990s scholars and organizations developed global “indicators”—numerical assessments of countries’...
8/26/2016
The United Nations is at the center of a controversy that makes Professor José Alvarez's forthcoming book, ...
8/26/2016
Summer is an opportune time for cross-pollination in academia, as professors journey to other institutions to give...
6/1/2016
Mervyn King served as governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 and played a key role in shaping global...
5/13/2016
What if you were arrested for not carrying papers—that were impossible to get? What if you won your deportation case...
5/6/2016
It’s sometimes difficult to be philosophical about the down-and-dirty milieu of political institutions—but University...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
3/22/2016
A sociologist, historian and legal scholar, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, is an expert in crime...
3/1/2016
A fundamental question in efforts to solve the affordable housing crisis in New York and other major American cities is...
2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/3/2016
When the Harvard Law Review invites three separate online critiques of an article to be published at the same time as...
1/12/2016
In the decade she spent as a public defender, Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson represented children and...
12/18/2015
In 2015, NYU Law faculty members wrote and edited books on topics such as the Asian luxury goods market, nascent...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
11/23/2015
David Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, has long studied the interaction between patriarchy, structural...
11/10/2015
Guiding Immigrant Rights Clinic students in dozens of cases since she became clinic co-director in 2011, Alina Das ’05...
10/26/2015
It took the Supreme Court 100 years to officially bury Pennoyer v. Neff, its landmark ruling on jurisdiction that...
10/7/2015
The plot twist is familiar to viewers of procedural television: at the last minute, investigators find a trace of DNA...
9/8/2015
Constitutional law grapples with some of our most difficult—and consequential—legal, political, and social questions....
9/4/2015
In a recent article in the Stanford Law Review, Professors Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10 and Marcel Kahan shine a...
9/4/2015
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) traditionally has been viewed as an institution in the vanguard of the development...
8/26/2015
When classes end each May, NYU School of Law faculty disperse from campus to give lectures, attend workshops, pursue...
6/30/2015
“Did you take my keys?” Professor Adam Samaha recently asked some visiting family members. His inquiry was an...
6/15/2015
The past 25 years have witnessed the attempted flowering of democracy in Russia, South Africa, Columbia, Egypt, and...
6/1/2015
As policymakers, news media, and research communities increasingly rely on big data, the ability to create good visual...
5/26/2015
In the past few years, controversies about how sexual assault is handled in the United States have dominated the...
4/29/2015
While conducting experiments is a central undertaking for scientists and social scientists, it’s uncommon for legal...
4/28/2015
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, has thought deeply about the constitutionally...
4/24/2015
The Copyright Act of 1976 long preceded the digital age. One of the most important principles in the act is the first-...
4/21/2015
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court delivered the landmark United States v. Windsor decision, striking down the...
3/5/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
2/18/2015
Given Burt Neuborne’s half century of civil liberties work, which has established him as one of the most accomplished...
2/17/2015
A criminal record can affect an individual’s employment prospects, future interactions with the criminal justice system...
1/30/2015
The vast majority of contracts these days are standard-form contracts: drafted by one party and offered to the other on...
1/28/2015
Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law Cynthia Estlund’s newest book, A New Deal for China’s Workers?, focuses on...
12/19/2014
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty have published a host of praiseworthy books covering a diverse range of interests....
12/11/2014
NYU Law faculty members will play leading roles in two of the American Law Institute's four new projects in 2015....
11/14/2014
This semester, Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant Comfort Professor of Law, together with Professor David Yermack of the Stern...
11/11/2014
We live in a vast administrative state. Federal agencies issue and implement rules governing a wide range of areas,...
10/27/2014
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative who teaches NYU Law's Equal Justice and...
9/10/2014
For many NYU Law professors, summer is the season to take their research and scholarship on the road, often to far-...
9/9/2014
In a unanimous and controversial 2012 ruling, the US Supreme Court held that Prometheus Laboratories could not patent a...
9/8/2014
One of the hottest domestic policy topics is immigration, and Professor Adam Cox and University of Chicago Law School...
9/2/2014
Do people have a right to some minimum level of economic welfare? Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law,...
7/21/2014
In this year’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared, “[W]herever and whenever I can take steps...
6/20/2014
With her expertise in both administrative and criminal law, Rachel Barkow has a unique perspective on the criminal...
4/1/2014
To place Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard Epstein on the political spectrum, just consider the titles of some...
3/18/2014
Richard Revesz's sunlit office on Washington Square may seem an unlikely command center for one of the biggest legal...